Excuse me ma'am, wanna catch me a train to Ethiopia.
Some dreadlocked fella said it's the land of no coloured swine,
but those who are black, honest and fine.
Wanna catch me a train to Ethiopia,
Heard on its street Malcolm, Kwame and others ply,
their eyes falling on new leaders acting sly.
Wanna catch me a train to Ethiopia.
There, I shall rest my black bones among my own breed,
for from where I came, men are blinded by evil and greed.
That's one sharp poem, Reggie! I like the rhythmic integrity and the rhyme structure. Please keep on writing. You're got the spark, man. Blaze a trail.
This is a wonderful piece of poetry and we all neede to strive to have Ethiopia in our hearts. keep on writing young soldier
you are the man Reggie. I think I'll agree with Prince for his comments, you are a fortune to Africa poetry just like Prince himself. keep it up buddy!
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